Oldest Muezzin at Makkah Haram passed away

Makkah: Sheikh Muhammad Siraj Maaroof, one of the senior Muezzins at the Masjid al-Haram in Makkah passed away on Friday.

According to the local media report, he passed away after a prolonged illness. He had been suffering from lung disease. He was buried at Al-Muallah Cemetery in Makkah after funeral prayers at the Masjid Al-Haram on Saturday. Chief Muezzin of the Makkah Grand Mosque, Ali Mullah expressed deep sorrow over his death.


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Ali Mullah also said that Maaroof had inherited this noble profession from his father and grandfathers and was one of the oldest Muezzins in the Grand Mosque.